Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Nokia Acquires Twango to Offer a Comprehensive Media Sharing Experience

July 31, 2007

Share Photos, Video and Other Media Through Virtually Any Connected Device ESPOO, Finland, July 24/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Twango today announced that Nokia has acquired substantially all assets of Twango (Twango.com). Twango provides a comprehensive media sharing solution for organizing and sharing photos... Read More

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CMP Technology Acquires Semiconductor Insights, Premier Provider of Technical and Intellectual Property Information to the Global Semiconductor Industry

July 30, 2007

Strategic Database Tool Strengthens CMP's Electronics Portfolio MANHASSET, N.Y. and OTTAWA, Canada, July 27 -- CMP Technology, a targeted media and marketing solutions company serving the technology industry, today announced that it has acquired Semiconductor Insights (http://www.semiconductor.com/), the premier... Read More

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Aruba Networks Extends Leadership in Enterprise-Wide Security with the Acquisition of Network Chemistry's Wireless Security Business

July 30, 2007

RFprotect(TM) and BlueScanner(TM) wireless security technology will be integrated into Aruba's secure mobility solutions to enhance intrusion detection and fortify attack resistance SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2007 - Aruba Networks, Inc., a global leader in secure mobility solutions, today announced the acquisition... Read More

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LAI Acquires Rich Technology International

July 30, 2007

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 26, 2007-LAI International, Inc., announced it has acquired Rich Technology International, a leading precision contract manufacturer in New England. LAI, a worldwide supplier of precision components and subassemblies for original equipment manufacturers, completed the acquisition this... Read More

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Fortna and Q4 Combine Strengths in a Planned Merger

July 30, 2007

NASHVILLE, TN and ORANGE, CA (October 2, 2006) - Fortna and Q4 today announce plans to formally merge operations in November 2006, a combination that will deliver higher value, focused core competencies, and expanded service offerings to their clients. The combined company will provide the industry's most complete... Read More

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Bentley Walker Buys Hughes HX Broadband Satellite System

July 30, 2007

First Deployment of HX System in Western Europe GERMANTOWN, Md., July 23 -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the world's leading provider of broadband satellite network solutions and services, today announced that Bentley Walker has purchased an HX System Network Operations Centre (NOC), a compact... Read More

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Amano USA Holdings, Inc. Merges its Parking Business with Terry McGann & Associates Inc.

July 30, 2007

Industry leaders in parking management systems combine technology and resources to cultivate market leadership position. (Roseland, New Jersey) May 9, 2007-- Amano USA Holdings, Inc of Roseland New Jersey (Amano) has reached agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of Terry McGann & Associates Inc. of Minneapolis... Read More

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QIAGEN Announces Approval of Digene Acquisition Received at Extraordinary General Meeting of QIAGEN Shareholders

July 27, 2007

VENLO, The Netherlands, July 20 -- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA) announced that it has received the vote of the necessary percentage of its shareholders in favor of the acquisition of Digene Corporation at QIAGEN's Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held today in The... Read More

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CVI Completes Acquisition of Melles Griot

July 27, 2007

Albuquerque, NM, July 25, 2007 - CVI, the optical and laser technology company based here, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Melles Griot from Barloworld Scientific Ltd. Stuart Schoenmann, CEO of CVI states, "We are extremely excited about the opportunities this acquisition creates for our... Read More

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Oden Corporation Acquires Crandall International

July 27, 2007

Oden Offers Customers an Expanded Universe of Liquid Filling Machinery with the Acquisition of Crandall International Tonawanda, NY (July 2007)... Expanding its universe of liquid filling machinery to further meet the needs of its customers Oden Corporation has acquired Crandall International. With this... Read More

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Stack Limited Acquired by Auto Meter Products, Inc.

July 26, 2007

Stack Limited was acquired by Auto Meter Products, Inc., a Harbour Group company, announced Alan Rock, Managing Director of Stack. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Stack Limited, based in Bicester, England, is a leading global developer and supplier of professional-quality instrumentation and data... Read More

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Lincoln Electric Announces the Acquisition of Nanjing Kuang Tai Welding Material Co., Ltd.

July 26, 2007

CLEVELAND, July 20 /-- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) today announced that it has acquired Nanjing Kuang Tai Welding Material Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of stick electrode products based in Nanjing, China. Lincoln previously owned 35% of Nanjing indirectly through its investment in Kuang Tai Metal... Read More

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Oracle Buys Online Identity Theft and Fraud Detection Leader Bharosa

July 26, 2007

Combination to Deliver Next-generation of Risk-based Access Management REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., July 18 -- Oracle today announced that it has agreed to acquire Bharosa, Inc., a leading provider of software that helps combat online identity theft and fraud. Strong authentication and fraud detection are increasingly... Read More

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SSAB Successfully Completes Acquisition of IPSCO

July 26, 2007

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 18 /-- SSAB Svenskt Stal AB today announced that the acquisition of IPSCO Inc. was successfully completed for U.S. $160 per share. The acquisition has been approved by shareholders, Competition Authorities and the Boards of Directors of both companies. "I am very pleased to announce the... Read More

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Saint-Gobain: Norandex Acquisition in the United States

July 26, 2007

Saint-Gobain: Norandex Acquisition in the United States PARIS, July 18 -- Saint-Gobain has announced the acquisition of the Norandex group in the United States from Owens Corning. Norandex has 2,200 employees and delivered sales of $866 million in 2006 split into two activities: building materials distribution and... Read More

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Codexis Acquires BioCatalytics

July 25, 2007

Merger Creates Global Leadership in Biocatalyst Design, Synthesis and Use REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 19 / -- Codexis, Inc., a private biotechnology company and leading developer of clean manufacturing technologies, today announced it has acquired BioCatalytics, Inc., Pasadena, CA. BioCatalytics is a private company... Read More

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Equinix Increases Terms for Acquisition of IXEurope; Investors Agree To Hard Irrevocable Terms

July 25, 2007

In Response to Potential Rival Bid, Equinix and IXEurope Reach New Agreement; Deal Expected to Close in September Foster City, CA and London- July 18, 2007 (11:00 PM PT) - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the leading provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, and IXEurope Plc ("IXEurope... Read More

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IPSCO Confirms Completion of Acquisition by SSAB

July 25, 2007

LISLE, Ill., July 18 -- IPSCO Inc. (NYSE/TSX: IPS) announced today that SSAB Canada Inc., a subsidiary of SSAB Svenskt Stal AB, completed its acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of IPSCO for U.S. $160 per share. In connection with the completion of the acquisition, IPSCO's shares will be delisted from the... Read More

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Garmin® Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Spanish Distributor

July 24, 2007

CAYMAN ISLANDS, July 17 /-- Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) announced today that it has signed a letter of intent for the proposed acquisition of Electronica Trepat S.A. ("Electronica Trepat"), the principal distributor of Garmin's consumer products in Spain. The completion of the acquisition is subject to the... Read More

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International Paper Agrees to Purchase Remaining Shares of CMCP, Deal Expected to be Completed Before End of Third Quarter

July 24, 2007

MEMPHIS, Tenn. and BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 12 -- International Paper today announced the company has signed an agreement with Cofipac to purchase the remaining shares of its joint venture Compagnie Marocaine des Cartons et des Papiers (CMCP) in Morocco for approximately US$40 million. As a result, CMCP will be... Read More